CALL FOR PARTICIPATION MINITRACK ON
COMPLEX SOCIETAL PROBLEMS
as part of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute,
part of the track MS/OR: Techniques, Models and Applications
The scope of the papers in this minitrack covers areas of theory and application of soft and hard OR methods and systems thinking applied to Complex Societal Problems.
You can consider Soft Systems Methodology, SAST, SODA, Interactive planning, Systems dynamics, Group Support Systems, the Compram method and any other soft and hard OR approach being applied to societal problems, e.g. community applications, environmental issues, large cities and urban planning, rural development etc.
The minitrack is organized by Dr D. DeTombe (The Netherlands) and Dr. D Petkov, ECSU and
Dr. O.Petkova, CCSU on behalf of the International and European and North American OR Working Group on Solving Complex Societal Problems & Issues.
The organizers invite contributions to the 2004 Annual Meeting in the
following categories: Refereed Research Paper by
Research Abstract by
See the submission page http://www.bus.ucf.edu/dsi2004/submit.html for details. Indicate as track MS/OR: Techniques, Models and Applications, specifying in the beginning of the abstract the words: Complex Societal Problems Mini-track.
Interested authors are invited to submit the paper title, authorís name, affiliation, and contact email and the 50 word abstract of their paper to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any questions may be addressed to the minitrack organizers Dr D DeTombe, Chair, International and Euro OR Working Group on Solving Complex Societal Problems & Issues, DeTombe@lri.jur.uva.nl
, Dr Don Petkov, ECSU, email@example.com co-chair North American OR Research Group on Solving Complex Societal Problems & Issues
, or Dr Olga Petkova, CCSU, firstname.lastname@example.org, co-chair North American OR Research Group on Solving Complex Societal Problems & Issues
see for conferences from 1994-2003
For direct policy support in handling Complex Societal Problems & Issues
General corresp. address:
Dr. Dorien J. DeTombe, President
Chair International - , Euro - , West-Euro- & Dutch Operational Research Research Group Complex Societal Problems & Issues
P.O. Box. 3286, 1001 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Europe Tel: +31 20 6927526 E-Mail: DeTombe@lri.jur.uva.nl
©Dorien J. DeTombe, All rights reserved, update April 2004